| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:06 AM
The parents of Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, have died within the space of 12 days. Both were musicians whose careers included longtime service in the New York City Ballet Orchestra.
Ruth Alsop, a cellist in that...
| Jan 2, 2014
Like many people suffering from chronic and debilitating pain, 28-year-old Cassie Winters has tried it all: physical therapy, powerful pain killers, massage, energy healing and meditation. She was even told that finding a new hobby or thinking happy...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:00 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold has been at this place before, looking forward to putting his injury-plagued past behind him.
The past two years, Reimold has played in just 56 games. Each of those seasons ended with major neck...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Ukraine announced Thursday that it was suspending its bid to join the European Union in favor of working toward better trade ties with Russia, a sign of the Kremlin's success in keeping a former Soviet republic within its political orbit.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:23 AM
HARTFORD — The yoga studio uses the kind of bright fabric that the acrobats in Cirque du Soleil ride up and down, but this class doesn't require the abdominal strength or bravery of those kinds of performances.
Unnata Aerial Yoga, a class that...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: I've had sciatica for a couple of weeks now. I'd like to exercise, but I don't seem to get any better or worse whether I do or don't. Can I exercise four days a week to keep on my fitness schedule? My back doesn't hurt at all -- it's just the sciatica....
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Wilson Ramos hit a grand slam and rookie right-hander Taylor Jordan had six strong innings for his first major league win to lead the Washington Nationals to a 14-1 rout of the New York Mets on Sunday.
The Nationals won their third game in a row and...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Scott Parel holds a one-stroke lead over Steve Wheatcroft heading into the final round of the Air Capital Classic. Parel made two birdies in his first three holes at Crest view Country Club in the third round. He then made a lengthy eagle putt on 14 to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Nick Lorson is still optimistic despite almost three years of cancer treatment.
"You have to stay upbeat," he said in a telephone interview. "I do so mainly by staying active in the community. I'm doing well but still catching up from the past three...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Kurt Fitzpatrick is going to die.
The good news is that Fitzpatrick, a writer and actor from Philadelphia, has bundled the array of conflicting emotions tied to such news into a one-man show that's thought-provoking and funny.
"Cathedral City" was...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:31 PM
ANAHEIM, Calif. — As a veteran of 14 major league seasons, it took a while for right-hander Freddy Garcia to get used to those long bus rides in Triple-A.
But when the 36-year-old pitcher decided to sign a minor league deal with the Orioles before...